Dental professionals may be at risk for exposure to numerous workplace hazards. These hazards include, but are not limited to, the spectrum of bloodborne pathogens, pharmaceuticals and other chemical agents, human factors, ergonomic hazards, noise, vibration, and workplace violence--what you need to know.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. A good sources for systematic reviews of oral health issues and well as statistics on oral health.
The dhnet serves as the home base for the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice (NCDHRP or Center) and your connection to resources that support dental hygiene education, practice and research.